10 Must-Taste Microbreweries in Ventura County Coast



Calling all craft beer lovers! If you love beers and the beach then venture out to Ventura County Coast – and bring your friends to share the flights. From the Blood Orange Pale Ale at the Poseidon Brewing Company to the Tux Nitro Milk Stout at Topa Topa Brewing Company, Ventura County’s hot beer scene has a brew for every beer enthusiast.

Here are 10 top Ventura County breweries and beer tasting rooms featuring some of our favorite local craft beers:


1. Ventura Coast Brewing Company


Opened in October 2016 in downtown Ventura, VCBC offers a line up of approachable beers, a large taproom, dog-friendly patio, and welcome outside food. 


2. Topa Topa Brewing

PC: @derekstreet

Topa Topa believes in the power of good vibes and great beers. They believe in thinking big, imaginative brews, and staying small.



3. Anacapa Brewing Company

Ventura’s one and only brewpub since 2000! PC: @anacapabrewco | www.anacapabrewing.com


4. Poseidon Brewing Company

 PC: @poseidonbrewingco

Poseidon Brewing Company is a small, local craft brewery with a dog-friendly tasting room located in Ventura.


5. MadeWest Brewing


MadeWest delivers a passion for good beer, good design, and overall good life experiences.



6. Social Tap Ventura

PC: @SocialTapVentura

Stop in to the Social Tap Room to eat, drink and be social.


7. Red Tanem Brewery

PC: @RedTandemBrewery

Located in Oxnard, Red Tandem’s tasting room is a great way to try micro-brews by the taste, glass, growler or keg.



8. Institution Ale Co

PC: @institutionales

Institution Ale Co delivers a rotating selection of beers from the source and freshly baked flatbread pizzas and soft pretzels from their kitchen.


9. Casa Agria Specialty Ales

PC: @casa_agria

This brewery specializes in farmhouse and wild ales, great for more adventurous beer lovers.



10. Barrelhouse 101

PC: @barrelhouse101

Ventura County’s premier tap house featuring 101 d(c)raft beers, full bar, wine & gourmet pub fare.



In addition to these amazing microbreweries, Ventura County Coast offers plenty of great places to eat and drink. Click here to learn more.

Interested in local accommodations? Click here for the complete list of hotels and other places to stay in Ventura County Coast!